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Learning To Live

Some people say that college leads to a good job and others affirm that college is self-discovery of truth in one's life.  So how did I traverse a collegiate path?  What did I want to learn? The answers are related to joy and energy. Today, potential college students answer these questions through analytic influences such as job forecasting and economic trends.  It is a sure thing to get on the right path, right?  Well, sometimes graduates later discover that the  status quo has interfered with a good education. Most agree that what brings them joy and energy in the workforce has very little to do with job forecasting before college.  Instead, a question to ask is, “what brings me joy and energy now?” The practice of reading scripture and contemplating Christendom brings me joy and energy.  So, I asked myself one day “How do I learn more about this?”  I sought answers by volunteering at my parish. I thought it would be a good way to get some answers.  Initially, this was exc